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Heijokyu Ruins, Nara

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Step back in time at Heijokyu Ruins, an ancient Japanese capital from the Nara period and the first historical attraction in Japan declared a World Heritage Site. In 710, the capital, modeled on the capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, was established around present-day Nara. Covered by rice fields for centuries, the settlement was rediscovered in the late 1990s. The palace, once the center of the city, houses the imperial residence, the hall for national ceremonies, and bureaucratic offices. The site also features two gates, a history museum, and an exhibit hall with thousands of archaeological items on display. Arrange to visit Heijokyu Ruins and other attractions in Nara using our Nara sightseeing tool .
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  • The restore of the daigokuden or Suzaku gate. Relatively recently, is equipped with a bright orange buildings tell ancient atmosphere. Is free within the Park including Museum, open from 09:00 16 in the other than national holidays Monday is a holiday. The 1998 World Heritage registered.
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  • And has visited several times, but only just wide plain stands a huge replica of the place could, finally, over the years, Suzaku gate on the South side of heijo-Kyo palace ruins historic Park this year (2018) 3/24 open to visitors. Café and restaurant "Tenpyo! Museum" or built with observation deck Tenpyo miharashi Pavilion, to introduce the heijo-Kyo Palace "heijo-Kyo Palace invitation hotel". Leaving the cornerstone during the capital to Kyoto, NARA is being demolished buildings at the top of, all taken in Kyoto, remains very huge famous temples other than anything. Therefore, efforts to restore the building is going to be ridiculed and even replica and welcome tourists in Kyoto several times, and even with people I hope. Is the place you want to visit by all means rush construction was the Grand opening once.
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  • This is first visit and again watched from the train. Many remains the actual ancient monuments in Nara, I go like that does not happen. More than I expected when I went to had. I was and I was able to see, or how are the massive stability improvement projects begin with a huge contemporary projects carried out in the year 1300, and deep emotion. In the end, I walked to the North from Suzaku gate. "I shine snow cold exactly on the eve a snow, cut himself, but the first mainbuilding is good.
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